Morning Has Broken chords

by Cat Stevens

  • Morning Has Broken is a Christian hymn first published in 1931.
  • Composer: Martin Shaw - English composer, conductor, and theatre producer.(1875-1958)
  • Lyrics: Eleanor Farjeon - English author of children's stories and plays, poetry, biography, history and satire. (1881-1965)
  • Cat Stevens recorded a version of the song in March, 1971 and it was released as a single on Jan 7, 1972 from the album, Teaser and the Firecat.
  • Music: C Major in 3/4 time at ~ 132 bpm (♩)
  • Chords: C, Dsus4, Dm, E7, Em, F#, F#m, G, G7, G7sus4, A7, A7/D, Am, Bm
Numbered Circles: Fingers used to play chords   O: Optional Note
Barre Line: One finger holds down multiple strings   R: Root Note
Unmarked strings: Play open   X: Don't play string    B: Bass Note
C Major Dsus4 Dm E7 Em F# Major F#m G Major G7 G7sus4 A7 D7/A Am Bm
C Major Dsus4 Dm E7 Em F# Major F#m G Major G7 G7sus4 A7 D7/A Am Bm

Morning Has Broken

Song Key is highlighted - Transpose to any other key
 
               D     G     A    F#   Bm    G7    C     F     C
Intro: 3/4 ||     |     |     |    |     |    |     |     |     || 
 
               C   Dm   G              F    C
1. Morning has bro-ken, like the first morn-ing
   C              Em  Am   Dsus4    D     G
   Black-bird has spo-ken, like the first bird |  𝄎  |
   C              F         C              Am   D
   Praise for the sing-ing, praise for the morn-ing
   G               C      F   G7             C
   Praise for them spring-ing fresh from the world
  
          F     G     E    Am    G     C    G7sus4
Instr: ||    |     |     |    |     |     |   𝄑    || 
 
                    C   Dm    G            F   C
2. Sweet the rain's new fall, sun-lit from hea-ven
   C              Em  Am    Dsus4  D     G
   Like the first dew-fall, on the first grass |  𝄎  |
   C              F          C          Am  D
   Praise for the sweet-ness of the wet gar-den
   G             C     F    G              C
   Sprung in com-plete-ness where his feet pass
 
           F     G     E    Am   F#   Bm   G    D    A7/D   D
Instr: ||     |     |     |    |    |    |    |    |      |    || 
 
               D   Em     A           G    D
3. Mine is the sun-light, mine is the morn-ing
   D           F#m Bm     E         A
   Born of the one light, E-den saw play |  𝄎  |
   D             G        D            Bm   E
   Praise with e-la-tion, praise every morn-ing
   A            D G    A7         D
   God's rec-re-a-tion of the new day

            G     A    F#   Bm   G7    C     F     C
 Instr: ||     |     |    |    |    |     |     |     || 

               C   Dm   G              F    C
1. Morning has bro-ken, like the first morn-ing
   C              Em  Am   Dsus4    D     G
   Black-bird has spo-ken, like the first bird |  𝄎  |
   C              F         C              Am   D
   Praise for the sing-ing, praise for the morn-ing
   G               C      F   G7             C
   Praise for them spring-ing fresh from the world

           F     G    E    Am   F#   Bm     G    D    A7/D    D
Outro: ||     |     |    |    |    |     |     |    |      |  𝄑   | 


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